Black bears are seldom aggressive and rarely injure people, however there are some basic steps you should take to avoid dangerous interactions with bears:
For more bear safety information see the BearWise.org
||Front–6" L, 4" W Rear– 7" L, 5" W Walking stride: 17" - 25"
||Prefer forested areas with dense understory.
||June-July (peak breeding season)
||7-8 months (delayed implantation)
||1-5 (average 2)
||Generally solitary except females with cubs.
||Black bear are occasionally seen in forested areas of North Dakota. There is no known breeding population of bears in the state.
||Omnivorus - Fruits, new grass, forbs, mast, some animal matter.